| May 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Records from the estate in Cuba where Ernest Hemingway wrote many of his most famous books have been digitized and brought to the United States, the Associated Press reports. The materials will be held at Boston's John F. Kennedy Library, which holds a...
| May 7, 2013
| 2:04 PM
The child soldier space adventure "Ender's Game" was originally published in 1985; it's taken almost three decades to get it to the screen. The film is coming this fall.
In the first official trailer for the movie, Harrison Ford, one of the adult...
| May 13, 2013
| 5:30 AM
Since the publication in 1920 of F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, "This Side of Paradise," his life and career have been scrutinized, studied and dissected in countless critical essays, articles and biographies.
Hollywood too has been endlessly...
| May 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Once upong a time, before A&E had grown into the network that brings us "Hoarders" and "Storage Wars," it was a highbrow cable channel. A&E stood for "arts and entertainment" and showed things like operas and symphonies. In its most nascent form, it was...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:50 PM
Cornelia Funke builds wild, wondrous worlds with her words, from the back streets of Venice, Italy, to a land of fairies and gargoyles called MirrorWorld. That's where Jacob Reckless, the treasure hunter hero of her latest series for young teens,...
| Apr 9, 2013
Spanish actress was 1950s Hollywood star
Sara Montiel, 85, a famed, sultry-voiced Spanish actress who achieved Hollywood stardom in the 1950s, died Monday in Madrid, according to her biographer, Peter Villora. The cause was undetermined....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Just in time for the upcoming Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, The Times' books staff has created an interactive map of Literary Los Angeles, a work in progress. We’ve gathered passages from more than two dozen books set in and around L.A., as...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The Pulitzer Prize in fiction, announced Monday, has been awarded to Adam Johnson for his book set in North Korea, "The Orphan Master's Son." The committee described the book as "an exquisitely crafted novel that carries the reader on an adventuresome...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Francesca Lia Block, author of the Weetzie Bat series, is fighting to keep her home....
| May 1, 2012
| 4:37 PM
"Magic Mike," Steven Soderbergh's dramatic comedy set in the world of male strippers, will have its world premiere as the closing night program of the Los Angeles Film Festival next month. The film, which stars Matthew McConaughey and Channing Tatum,...
| May 16, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Novelist Helen DeWitt takes issue with the romantic idea that a writer is a person who has to write....